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How to Ask for LinkedIn Recommendations That Get Results


You know by now for a successful job search, and to build your career, you must network. LinkedIn is an essential tool for successful job search and networking.

When you apply for a job on LinkedIn, or when recruiters review your profile, the number of recommendations is among the first details someone sees about you. A good number of high-quality recommendations increases your credibility as a candidate…

So let’s get those connections AND those recommendation numbers beefed up with these 5 steps:   

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Top 5 Things Recruiters Wish Job Seekers Knew About LinkedIn

Linkedin profile

Even though LinkedIn is the number one online tool for professional recruiters, the experience is often frustrating. Many recruiters fail to find the candidates they need – not because of problems with the site itself, but because simple profile mistakes by candidates.

With that in mind, here are the top 5 things recruiters wish you knew about LinkedIn…   

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I Have a Linkedin Profile… Now What? [Infographic]

You’ve created a LinkedIn profile! Congratulations, that’s a great first step toward building your network and the professional side of your personal brand. That profile, though, is only the first step toward marketing yourself on LinkedIn.

And, many young professionals find themselves asking, “Now what?”

The answer, for many, is quite simple…   

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